Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman.

Sibanye advances carbon neutrality with first utility-scale renewable energy project

29th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In its first power purchase agreement, platinum group metals, green metals and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater has achieved financial close for an 89 MW wind energy project. Under the terms of the... 

EPA issues Cadia with pollution prevention notice

29th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has issued gold miner Newcrest Mining a final pollution prevention notice regarding the management of emissions of dust and other air... 

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Recycled PGMs, circular economy, carbon storage make headlines

26th May 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer recycled platinum group metals; the International Council on Mining and Metals'  focus on aluminium, copper, silicon, steel to accelerate the circular economy;... 

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Keppel joins up for hydrogen and green ammonia in Qld

26th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Singapore’s Keppel Corporation has joined the Central Queensland hydrogen (CQ-H2) project consortium to develop a large-scale green hydrogen project in Australia, and has inked a memorandum of... 

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Innovative pollution control enables cleaner, healthier environment

26th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The furnace industry faces significant challenges in managing air pollution linked to furnace operations, considering that each stage of the furnace operation requires a unique approach to address... 

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Western Australia to compensate Aboriginal group for historic mining damage

25th May 2023 By: Reuters

Western Australia state has agreed to compensate an Aboriginal group for historic acts including issuing mining leases on their traditional lands, setting a precedent that is set to allow... 

A Glencore land rehabilitation project in DRC

Glencore works to preserve biodiversity, restore land use at legacy copper, cobalt sites

24th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Further to its goal to minimise or manage the impact of its operations on the environment, diversified miner Glencore says it continues to appreciate biological diversity as a global asset of value... 

Rough and polished diamonds recovered by De Beers

De Beers says progress made on its four sustainability pillars

24th May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Diamond mining multinational De Beers achieved advances across all four core sustainability pillars and all 12 goals, which included reductions in water use and energy intensity, innovations in... 

SFA Oxford CEO Henk de Hoop.

Fields emerging that need the catalysis platinum group metals can provide

24th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A wide range of industries, which require considerable production volumes that platinum group metals (PGMs) can help to provide, are being developed and ramped up, such as in the production of... 

Aboriginal group says remediation at Juukan rock shelters has begun

24th May 2023 By: Reuters

The Aboriginal group whose rock shelters Rio Tinto destroyed for an iron ore mine three years ago said remediation efforts have begun at the site under a co-management model that gives them more... 

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Mining council zeroing in on aluminium, copper, silicon, steel in accelerating circular economy

23rd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In setting up to accelerate a global circular economy, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) will be focusing on the value chains of wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels and... 

University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.

Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’

22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 

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Aus and US strike climate and critical minerals compact

22nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia and the US will enhance bilateral cooperation under a Climate, Critical Minerals and Clean Energy Transformation Compact, establishing climate and clean energy as a central pillar of the... 

Tharisa PGM and chrome mine

Tharisa receives environmental approval for local 40 MW solar power plant

19th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Tharisa has received environmental approval (EA) for its 40 MW solar plant project, allowing it to move ahead with the project. “The EA paves the way for us to... 

More than half of the world's large lakes are drying up, study finds

19th May 2023 By: Reuters

More than half of the world's large lakes and reservoirs have shrunk since the early 1990s, chiefly because of climate change, intensifying concerns about water for agriculture, hydropower and... 

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Govt adds to Critical Technologies list

19th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has updated the List of Critical Technologies, focusing on key enabling technology fields that will have a high impact on national interest, including by providing... 

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Downstream processing and hydrogen targeted in new Qld strategy

19th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government has launched a new strategy to grow industries powering a net zero future, including critical mineral processing, manufacturing and product development, and green... 

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Junior Indaba to highlight challenges, opportunities

19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s Junior Indaba event – aimed at explorers, developers and investors in the African junior mining sector – will feature a panel discussion on efforts to create a junior mining environment... 

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Santos leaving no stone unturned in carbon battle

18th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas giant Santos has called on the government to support a range of low-carbon technologies as part of efforts to reach net zero. Speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production &... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.

Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs

16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 

Moomba CCS tracking on time - Santos

16th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos this week reported that its Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) project was progressing at pace and on track for delivery in 2024. The company told shareholders that... 

World Platinum Investment Council Research Director Edward Sterck.

Huge projected platinum deficit points to supply need beyond mining and recycling

15th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The platinum deficit prediction for this year is up 77% to close to a million ounces. This year’s platinum deficit is projected to be a record 983 000 oz amid consistently growing industrial demand... 

Appea proposes Net Zero Zones in new report

15th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report developed by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) and supported by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has... 

Industrial Land Panel approves Maitland allocations

15th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government’s Industrial Lands Panel has approved allocations of land for four projects in Maitland Strategic Industrial Area (SIA), with the potential to unlock... 

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Glencore, Sibanye-Stillwater, exploration investment make headlines

12th May 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer notes that Glencore will study the feasibility of the creation of a hydrometallurgical facility in Italy; Sibanye-Stillwater is pushing on with its own... 


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